We are in the News!

United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk is in the News:

 Check out your local newspaper (Simcoe Reformer, Port Dover Maple Leaf and Haldimand Press) to see our ad expressing our thanks to those who helped to make 2017 a success. Thank you for helping us make a difference in the Haldimand and Norfolk communities.

Stuff the Bus

We are still looking for volunteer Jail Birds for our Jail & Bail event and this is the last weekend for our Stuff the Bus school supplies drive. Donate at our locations: Superstore (Simcoe), Zehrs (Caledonia), Giant Tiger (Hagersville & Dunnville).

Look for the yellow bus.

United Way Receives VOICE Award

United Way Receives VOICE Award

On May 2, United Way of Haldimand & Norfolk was the recipient of the 14th Annual Voice Award! The VOICE Award (Victory Over Illness by Consumer Empowerment) is presented to organizations that raise awareness of mental health needs in the community and actively work to provide solutions. The award was presented by Achieve Mental Health Wellness & Recovery Centre, which is a program of Community Addiction and Mental Health Services of Haldimand & Norfolk. Pictured are the award presenters and the certificate.

 

Another Great Year Marked at Annual General Meeting!

Another Great Year Marked at Annual General Meeting!

Another year has come and gone. We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to everyone who made this past year possible. To our donors, volunteers and member agencies, you make United Way what it is! We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our hosts for use of their space. It was a a great pleasure to hold our AGM at the Erie Beach Hotel!  Thank you to the Schneider family for their ongoing support!

At the meeting, several awards were presented to individuals and organizations who have contributed during the past year.
Yvonne Holloway was the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award and The Harold Schneider Community Service Award was presented to Kayla McFeeters. Libro Credit Union was awarded the New Corporate Partner Award. The Media Partner Award was given to Norfolk News. The following organizations received the Spirit Award: CIBC, Coach Pyramids Inc., Domino’s Pizza Simcoe, LCBO Langton, TD Bank – Downtown Simcoe, Turkstra Lumber–Dunnville and Turkstra Lumber-Simcoe.

2016 was a great year for us here at United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk. It would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of everyone involved. We look forward to another great year in 2017!

Annual General Meeting Coming on April 26th!

United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk’s Annual General Meeting is Wednesday, April 26th!

Join us to celebrate and highlight our achievements at our 2017 Annual General Meeting.

April 26, 2017
Erie Beach Hotel
19 Walker Street
Port Dover

Doors open at 5:30 PM
Meeting begins at 6:00 PM
Dinner to follow

Tickets $25 each
Please RSVP to Linda Dinga [email protected] 519-426-5660

Imperial Donates $60,000 to United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk Campaign!

Imperial Donates $60,000 to United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk Campaign!

Campaign-Kickoff-Cheque-Presentation

United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk would like to thank Imperial for their generous donation of $60,000.  This donation will allow us to help numerous people living in Haldimand County and Norfolk County, and we appreciate their support!

2016 Campaign Premiere Kick-Off

2016 Campaign Premiere Kick-Off

United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk presents their Campaign Premiere Gala & Red Carpet Social!
United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk is kicking off their 2016 Campaign with glitz and glamour!  From August 22nd – 25th, they’ll be travelling to a community near you to present you with an evening of fun.  Enjoy a red carpet social and movie night as you learn more about the impact United Way is having on your community.

Red carpet hosts will be ready to greet you on the red carpet at 6:00 PM.  Prepare to pose for the paparazzi as you are escorted into the event.  Socialize with other guests as you enjoy fresh strawberries dipped in a chocolate fountain and visit the Oscar Gifting Lounge.  Be sure to get your snacks from the concession stand before the presentation begins at 7:30 PM.  United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk will share information with you about the great work that’s been taking place in our community and announce their 2016 Campaign Goal.  Following this presentation, a screening of the movie “The Pursuit of Happyness” will take place.

 

Event Location Details:

Monday August 22nd: Dunnville Community Lifespan Centre – 275 Ramsey Drive, Dunnville
Tickets available at United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk (45 Kent Street North, Simcoe)
or at True Experience – 201 Forest Street East in Dunnville

Tuesday August 23rd: Backstage Capitol Theatre – 93 King Street, Delhi
Tickets available at United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk (45 Kent Street North, Simcoe)
or at Dave’s Variety – 468 James Street, Delhi

Wednesday August 24th: Caledonia Lions Hall – 100 Haddington Street, Caledonia
Tickets available at United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk (45 Kent Street North, Simcoe)
or Community Support Centre of Haldimand-Norfolk – 103 Inverness Street, Caledonia

Thursday August 25th: Royal Canadian Legion – 200 West Street, Simcoe
Tickets available at United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk (45 Kent Street North, Simcoe)

UWHN Silent Auction raises $2,355!

United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk Silent Auction raises $2,355!

On Saturday, July 16, United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk held a silent auction in Cayuga during their annual Cayuga Fest. Thanks to the generous donations from local business owners, United Way was able to raise $2,355! These funds will go towards helping three key focus areas in our community; helping kids be all that they can be, raising people from poverty to possibility, and fostering healthy people through strong communities. A big thank you goes out to everyone who came out to support United Way as well as all of the businesses who donated! We were fortunate to have 70 items to auction off from the following sponsors:

  • Ace
  • Ancaster Family Chiropractic
  • Applegate and James
  • Boston Pizza
  • Brenda Palmer Vooys – Pampered Chef
  • Bulk Barn, Simcoe
  • Cayuga Golf Club
  • Carters Men’s and Ladies Wear
  • Cayuga Pets N’ More
  • Caledo Nails
  • Cayuga Car Wash
  • Charles West Security
  • David’s Restaurant
  • De Koning Meats
  • D & D’s Jarvis
  • Dennis Searles
  • Debb’s Cuisine
  • deBoer’s Maple Trees
  • deBoer Cabinets Inc.
  • Eising’s Greenhouse
  • Foodland
  • Foto Source
  • Grand River Dinner Cruise
  • Greens at Renton
  • Gospel Lighthouse – Simcoe
  • Haldimand Curling Club
  • Home Hardware Caledonia
  • Haldimand Hands on Health
  • Hanson’s Meats
  • Halmo Jewellers
  • Jordan Stewart
  • Joanne Heeg – Tupperware
  • Katheleen Ellis
  • Ken Nash Paint and Wallpaper
  • Klassic Coconut
  • Koncir Automotive
  • K Cups Plus
  • Loose Leaf Tea
  • Lynn Meadows Golf and Country Club
  • Leons – Simcoe
  • Lighthouse Festival Theatre
  • Marineland
  • Nuts n’ Bulk Food Company
  • Premier Equipment
  • Pro Fit Health Club
  • Proctor Marine
  • Robin deBoer
  • Romancing the Stones
  • Shelly’s Family Dining
  • Starlight Engraving
  • Sweet Retrospect
  • Towpath on the Grand
  • The Barrel Restaurant
  • The Blue Barn
  • The Brick, Simcoe
  • The Circle Game
  • The Gay Blade
  • Zaandi Yoga Studio
  • 13 Reasons

United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk Hosts Baseball Tournament

United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk Hosts Baseball Tournament

On Saturday, July 9, five teams got together to play baseball in support of United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk. The games took place at Townsend Lions Park from 9 AM – 3 PM including a BBQ lunch. The winning team, “Brew Jays,” received Blue Jays tickets. A special thanks to deBoer Cabinets Inc. of Cayuga for sponsoring this event. Altogether, $1561 was raised to go towards United Way’s Annual Campaign. Thanks to all the teams for their support!